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257 Possible Causes for Iron Deficiency, Right Upper Quadrant Pain

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    As a result, abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant may be observed. 5% of patients progress to advanced liver failure, including cirrhosis and cholestasis.[symptoma.com] These disorders are often associated with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., whether it is the result of an absolute iron deficiency or the anemia of chronic disease (ACD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

    Abstract Iron overload has been reported with pyruvate kinase deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In inflammation, the upregulated hepcidin prevents iron absorption, whereas, in iron deficiency anemia, a down-regulated hepcidin allows iron to be absorbed.[emedicine.medscape.com] Erythropoietin (EPO) may lead to iron deficiency; thus, patients who are unable to be phlebotomized due to anemia may benefit from EPO as a treatment of iron overload.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schistosomiasis

    Hepatosplenomegaly, right upper quadrant pain or tenderness. Urticaria may be seen occasionally, lymphadenopathy.[patient.co.uk] deficiency as a result of blood loss/destruction, and general inflammation (Friedman, Kanzaria, and McGarvey 2005).[spring-nutrition.org] Bowel involvement causes bloody diarrhoea, chronic pain, and iron deficiency anaemia . Polyps (small growths) may develop due to granuloma formation in the bowel wall.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Because there may be liver inflammation, some people may experience right upper quadrant abdominal pain , where the liver is located.[medicinenet.com] Iron deficiency anemia responds to oral iron supplements.[rarediseases.org] Approximately 10% of patients complain of vague intermittent right upper quadrant pain or discomfort, which usually resolves spontaneously [ 28 ].[pubmedcentral.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    upper quadrant pain, high-output cardiac failure , portal hypertension, mesenteric angina from steal phenomenon gastrointestinal tract: 20-40% AVMs or angiodysplasia in the[radiopaedia.org] Bevacizumab, a VEGF inhibitor, reduces epistaxis, telangiectasias, and iron-deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: Arrhythmias are the most common cardiac phenotype in HHT, and likely to be aggravated by iron deficiency anemia, its treatments, and/or high output states due[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    , and right upper quadrant pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Before this is performed, it is important that the doctors tests for iron deficiency.[heart.org] Unexplained iron deficiency in idiopathic and heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension. Thorax . 2011 Apr. 66(4):326-32. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia

    -malaise -right upper quadrant pain -HTN -proteinuria What do you see in the lab for HELLP patients?[quizlet.com] deficiency anemia. hypoplastic anemia anemia due to incapacity of blood-forming organs. iron deficiency anemia a type of hypochromic microcytic anemia that results from the[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Patients with HELLP syndrome develop right upper quadrant pain, transaminitis, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and low platelet count prior to delivery.[ascopost.com]

  • Hepatitis C

    The main consequence of chronic HCV infection is the progression to cirrhosis, often clinically silent apart from non-specific symptoms such as fatigue, upper right quadrant[doi.org] Iron: the major HFE gene mutation and chronic hepatitis C [abstract]. Gastroenterology . 2000. 118:A593. Banner BF, Karamitsios N, Smith L, Bonkovsky HL.[emedicine.medscape.com] pain or, sometimes, arthralgia and myalgia, until severe complications develop.[doi.org]

  • Traumatic Hemolytic Anemia

    upper quadrant pain Nausea and vomiting Fever is not usually present DIC Oozing blood from GI, GU, or oral cavities Purpura Shock Thromboembolism in all size blood vessels[oncologynurseadvisor.com] […] hemoglobin and hemosiderin in the form of exclusion from the urine, secondary iron deficiency anemia.[healthfrom.com] Traumatic hemolysis with iron deficiency anemia in patients with aortic valve lesions. Ann Intern Med 1968;68:995-1004. 21. Pearson HA. Iron deficiency anemia.[annsaudimed.net]

  • Occult Malignancy

    Initial investigations [ 1 ] Initial investigations should include FBC (iron deficiency may indicate an occult gastrointestinal malignancy), renal function tests and electrolytes[patient.info]

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